7 April 2013

WikiLeaks has been financially blockaded without process for 857 days.
Julian Assange has been detained without charge for 854 days. 
 - 292 days at the Ecuadorian Embassy.
Bradley Manning has been in prison without trial for 1049 days.  
Jeremy Hammond has been in prison without trial for 400 days. 
A secret Grand Jury on WikiLeaks has been active for 934 days.


WikiLeaks News:
  • WikiLeaks announced that Special Project K will be online at 9PM EST. The press conference will be held tomorrow morning at 9AM EST.
  • Dissent Magazine published an article on WikiLeaks and the 2014 Sochi Olympics, drawing information from both GI Files and Cablegate on previous Olympic events.
  • WikiLeaks co-founder Daniel Mathews posted a speech he wrote about secrecy, tax evasion, free speech, and the importance of WikiLeaks.

WikiLeaks Party News:
  • ABC News reported on the WikiLeaks Party press conference held yesterday, where it was announced that they would run Senate candidates in Victoria (Julian Assange), New South Wales, and Western Australia. A short video of part of the Q&A session is also available.
  • WikiLeaks Party campaign Director Greg Barns was interviewed on ABC's Sunday Profile about himself and his role in the WikiLeaks Party.
  • Australian Greens leader Christine Milne said she welcomed the entrance of the WikiLeaks Party into Australian politics, but believes that the Greens can win in Victoria, where Julian Assange will be running.

Julian Assange News:
  • During his lecture at the University of Adelaide, Swedish Supreme Court Justice Stefan Lindskog commented: "It is possible that the prosecutor could travel to London and interrogate [Julian Assange] there. I have no answer to the question why that hasn’t happened." Mr Assange has offered to be questioned in London for over two years, yet the Swedish Prosecution continues to refuse to do so.
  • AAP published a summary of Julian Assange's talk at the "Modern Warfare Exposed" event in London. Mr Assange expressed optimism over the future of politics due to young people becoming more politically literate.
  • Members of the Yo Soy 132 Mexican protest movement made a video about their solidarity with Julian Assange, stating "Yo Soy Assange".

Bradley Manning News:
  • Firedoglake's Kevin Gosztola was interviewed on The Majority Report about Bradley Manning and how his case poses a threat to press freedom.